The best Quotations

There is a period near the beginning of every man's life when he has little to cling to except his unmanageable dream, little to support him except good health, and nowhere to go but all over the place.
- Elwyn Brooks White

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Quotation Forgive, son; men are men; they needs must err. - writer
Quotation Give me some scratching, diving, hungry ballplayers who come to kill you. - writer
Quotation When the President does it, that means that it is not illegal. - writer
Quotation I believe a leaf of grass is no less than the journey-work of the stars. - writer
Quotation There often seems to be a playfulness to wise people, as if either their equanimity has as its source this playfulness or the playfulness flows from the equanimity; and they can persuade other people who are in a state of agitation to calm down and manage a smile. - writer
Quotation Thus Belial, with words clothed in reason's garb, counseled ignoble ease, and peaceful sloth, not peace. - writer